Robert G. Emmens, 0-24104, Colonel
Co-Pilot Crew 8

Entered service on February 23, 1937 at Vancouver Barracks, Washington.  Graduated from Medford High School, Medford, Oregon in 1931.  Attended University of Oregon, 1931 - 1934.  Graduated from Flying Training School with a rating of pilot, February, 1938.  Assigned to 17th Bomb Group at March Field, California.  Joined the Tokyo mission just before boarding carrier without training at Eglin.  Was co-pilot on crew interned for thirteen months in Russia.  Graduate of Army Command and Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  Before retiring in 1965 he served in Europe and in Japan on Intelligence assignments.  Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross, and Chinese Army, Navy, Air Corps Medal, Class A, 1st Grade, and the Japanese Order of the Sacred Treasure.

Born July 22, 1914, Medford, Oregon
Died April 02, 1992

Kindly submitted by Michael Emmens, son of Robert Emmens   Kindly submitted by Michael Emmens, son of Robert Emmens

Eastwood IOOF Cemetery1
1581 Siskiyou Boulevard
Medford, OR 97501
541-774-2400

Block 206 Lot 2 Space 3
Interment 4/7/1992

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